Save the environment with some sass. Blue Q’s new line of reusable stainless steel water bottles sends a stylish, sustainability message.
Blue Q has manufactured cleverly designed household items since 1988. This summer, Blue Q released its line of 11 water bottles that suit every style. The classy black
Sticks and Stones
design is complemented by a toothy whale in the
I Heart Water
design. Or one can be a witty dissenter with the
design with the catch phrase “TAP into it” (a popular buy with the
Dieting With Jesus
Blue Q’s line is not just funny business. Blue Q is dedicated to reducing the 38 million water bottles per year that end up in landfills. The 20-ounce bottles are made of food-grade stainless steel. Decorated with durable lead-free ink, these bottles aren’t average-looking, either.
The quirky bottles cost $18 each, and Blue Q has agreed to donate 1 percent of the bottles’ sales to the
Blue Q knows that plastic bottles will not disappear overnight; therefore they also make
Blue Q shopping bags
woven from 95 percent used plastic bottles, bags and grain sacks. The production process does not create any physical waste.
Blue Q is sold in select stores.
Find the closest Blue Q retailer to you
. If you cannot find one, the full collection is online.
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